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duenezjuleny1D
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heisenberg's

Postby duenezjuleny1D » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:48 pm

for heisenberg principal is the greater then or equal to sign used as the equal sign?

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Re: heisenberg's

Postby 405161024 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:30 pm

If what you mean is that you can divide or multiply on either side by the same thing then yes

ryanhon2H
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Re: heisenberg's

Postby ryanhon2H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:29 pm

Yes, but generally the question will ask you to find the minimum value so you can just use the equal sign in that case.

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Re: heisenberg's

Postby caseygilles 1E » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:54 pm

If the question asks to find the minimum value for uncertainty in position or uncertainty in momentum, then the , >= sign acts as an equal sign because the delta x or delta p will be greater than or equal to the answer, indicating a minimum value for the indeterminacy.

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Re: heisenberg's

Postby 205458163 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:49 am

Yes, we use = to get the minimum number.

Luyan Zhang - 1L
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Re: heisenberg's

Postby Luyan Zhang - 1L » Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:38 pm

The >= sign just means that the uncertainty can be infinitely greater (which makes sense). Usually, I think you would just use it as an equal sign because it is the minimum uncertainty


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